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Nor sleeps one error — Old puns restore, lost blunders, Gfc.] As where he
laboured to prove Shakespear guilty of terrible Anacronisms, or low Conundrums
, which Time had cover'd; and conversant in such authors as Caxton and Wynkin,
Restore it, with the alteration but of two letters, That, tho' I ,T,-,V disguised for
some end. ACT 4. SCENE a. — To oaths no more give credit, To tears, to vows;
false both! — False Grammar I'm sure. Both can relate but to two things: And see!
Still her old Empire to restore she tries, For, born a Goddess, Dulness never dies.
O Thou! whatever title please thine ear, Dean, Drapier, Bickerstaff, or Gulliver! 20
Whether thou chuse Cervantes' serious air, Or laugh and shake in Rab'lais' ...
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On the whole, I did enjoy reading this poem, although I found it very difficult to read. I've heard before that it's very hard to comprehend the first time around, and I would have to agree. Although ... Read full review
The Dunciad Variorum with the Prolegomena of Scriblerus i
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